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  • Date: 11/01/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Mamoru Mohri, chief executive director of the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) in Tokyo, explains the major role scientists play at the museum, particularly in engaging the public in research and improving science education. Staff scientists (science communicators) and guest scientists facilitate ... »
  • Date: 04/09/2010
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This article describes the mission, approach and success of the New Jersey Academy of Aquatic Sciences' Community and Urban Science Enrichment Program (CAUSE). Through the CAUSE program, local high school students receive training in marine science and biology, and work as mentors for younger students and as educators. This article also points out ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2005
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Satoko Inoue, project coordinator in the International Development Division at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Maraikan) in Tokyo, Japan, explains their unique efforts to engage mothers and other adult females in educational science experiences. Inoue discusses the success of this program and how they are ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2004
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Michele Schilten, science manager for School Services at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, explains how the new Biotechnology Learning Center (BLC) helps bridge the gap between Indianapolis school students and museum programs. Schilten also outlines the variety of other resources that the museum provides teachers to use in ... »